The Brig, The Bear & The Waves

The 10 ft Mosaic sits at the crossroads of SW Alaska Street and Fauntleroy Way SW in the center of t
The 10 ft Mosaic sits at the crossroads of SW Alaska Street and Fauntleroy Way SW in the center of t

Italian porcelain tiles have been cut to represent components of the West Seattle peninsula's unique heritage.

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They depict the following 4 components of the mosaic.
They depict the following 4 components of the mosaic.

"Alaska" comes from the Aleut word "alaxsxaq", meaning "that which the sea breaks against" The USCS Brig Fauntleroy, was named by Lt. Davidson to honor the father of his fiancé, Ellinor Fauntleroy, as was Fauntleroy Cove and hence Fauntleroy Way SW

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Crossroad - a turning point, a moment of decision. In mythology it may represent "a location between the worlds"

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The 10 ft Mosaic sits at the crossroads of SW Alaska Street and Fauntleroy Way SW in the center of t
The 10 ft Mosaic sits at the crossroads of SW Alaska Street and Fauntleroy Way SW in the center of t

Italian porcelain tiles have been cut to represent components of the West Seattle peninsula's unique heritage.

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